A Texas House of Representatives panel sharply decreased chances the state would eliminate a tax deduction on advertising. After hearings on revamping the state tax system, it developed four alternative plans, all of which kept the ad exemption.
Fujitsu Computer Products of America is searching for an agency for its $4 million to $5 million primarily business-to-business account for printers, hard drives and scanners. Incumbent Asian Advertisers, Santa Clara, Calif., won't participate.
GQ and The New Yorker each landed six nominations in five categories, topping all other finalists for the 1997 National Magazine Awards unveiled by the American Society of Magazine Editors.
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